Lok Sabha adjourns for recess; to meet again on March 5

Prime News, National, New Delhi, February 9:- The Lok Sabha adjourned today for nearly a month-long recess amid unrelenting protests by Andhra Pradesh members demanding more central assistance for the state.

Members from the ruling NDA ally TDP and YSR Congress went on with their protests during Zero Hour. The proceedings were first adjourned soon after meeting for the day for Question Hour.

After papers listed for the day were laid, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan adjourned the House, which would now meet again on March 5.

It also marks the end of the first half of the Budget session in the Lok Sabha. The Budget session began on January 29 with the President’s address to the joint sitting of the members. The second half of the session would commence from March 5.

-(NGB, Inputs: Agencies)

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